SingTel mio TV IPTV adds 25k subscribers in 3Q09

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 
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SINGAPORE — Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) [Singapore: SGX; Australia: ASX] today announced that its underlying net profit rose 19 per cent to S$952 million in the second quarter from a year ago, led by robust performance in its Singapore and Australia businesses and strong earnings recovery by Telkomsel.

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SingTel is making significant progress in its transformation to becoming a multimedia service solutions provider through the introduction of new content and multimedia services. During the quarter, mio TV, SingTel’s pay TV service, attracted 25,000 new customers to reach 126,000 as at 30 September 2009. In August, Football Frenzy, Singapore’s first multimedia social football experience was made available to fans on SingTel’s mio TV, online and mobile platforms.

With 18,000 net customers added in the quarter, the total customer base for mio Plan and mio Home bundles grew to 152,000 as at 30 September 2009.

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